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Karen Lowry Miller

Title Director
Organization The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Karen Lowry Miller is a director on the Communications team at the foundation. She serves as the strategy lead for vaccines, one of our highest priorities. In this capacity, she designs and coordinates innovative communications strategies and collaborates with our vaccine advocacy and program teams to achieve our vision: to urgently reach all children with the vaccines they need. Prior to this, she oversaw the Global Health portfolio and managed communications for Global Health leadership. Karen joined the foundation in August 2006, after a career as a foreign correspondent in Asia and Europe for Reuters, Business Week, and Newsweek, most recently as European Economics Editor and Brussels bureau chief for Newsweek. Raised in Seattle, she taught English in Japan for two years before earning an MA in International Affairs and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University.

Posts By Karen Lowry Miller

From the Field: Ethiopian Women On the Front Lines of Health

Notes from the field: The Germame Gale health post in rural Ethiopia is connected to a nationwide labyrinth of more than 34,000 female front line workers dedicated to keeping their communities healthy.

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Social Media for Social Good: How Your Blog Post Comment Can Buy Vaccines That Save Lives

Your comment can save a life. Shot@Life offers an incredibly easy yet powerful way for you to make a difference.

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One of the Most Amazing Stories in Global Health

A new video shows the how the MenAfriVac vaccine came to be. One of the most amazing success stories in global health.

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WANTED: Vaccinator Stories from the Field

We are seeking individuals working with vaccines to help ensure that all children, no matter whothey are or where they live, have access to the same life-saving vaccines. Do you have a story to share?

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Washington's Whooping Cough Epidemic Is A Reminder

The emergency will pass, but it serves as a reminder that all of us, no matter where we live, want to be able to protect our children from diseases that are preventable.

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